Alison Boyd Artist

a life creative

A gift of lino

When my dear friend Ree started her own childcare centre back in 2012, she gifted me with a whole wealth of art supplies she’d discovered at the back of a … Continue reading

February 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

Rituals, Art, Language

I’m back! It’s been a while since the last post. Much of my screen time tolerance gets used up on translation work, so blogging and much of anything else online … Continue reading

February 11, 2021 · 2 Comments

Ink Art Dream Journals & Sketch Books

What do I use my dream journals for?
Everything from gratitude books and evening journaling. Jotting down weird dreams., Recipes. Notes. Letters. The beginnings of stories. My poetry plants its earthly origins within their pages…

December 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Stellar Objects

I have always been fascinated with the life and death of stars. The mind-bending size of them, and the length of time it takes for their light to reach us. That, in spite of their size and grandeur, they’re finite, like the rest of us.

November 23, 2020 · 1 Comment

Portals

“Portals” was the second work I made after I’d returned to Italy. I’d finished it on the anniversary of my grandmother’s death in June, and that evening a moth flew in through the window and landed on the portal

November 21, 2020 · 4 Comments

Koi

So now I’m back on deck here, I’ll begin with the first work I created when I returned to Italy.Creating this was the poetry of freedom, when I had run … Continue reading

November 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

mARTedì: a forest of birch

I completed “Le Betulle” in early April this year but it has taken until this week to dry completely…yellow pigment in everything from oil, ink and polymer clay is a … Continue reading

May 28, 2019 · 2 Comments

mARTedì L’Estate Tuscan Countryside Prints

It’s already been 8 months since the printmaking workshop at Il Bisonte – which means only another 4 till the next – hurrah! And I don’t think I ever posted … Continue reading

January 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Revisiting Disinflection # 12 edition (final): November 2011

Disinflection revisited. November 2011. And suddenly, we had come to the last edition. We were both happy to have mostly made the deadlines, with only a few technical hiccups. We … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

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